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Definition of the noun gustation
What does gustation mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: gustations
- the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonyms of gustation: gustatory modality / sense of taste / taste
- more generic terms: modality / sense modality / sensory system = a particular sense; exteroception = sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
Alternative definition of the noun gustation
- The act of tasting.
Gustation a.k.a. sensory perception of taste is a gene group, gene ontology group.
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by Wolfgang Meyerhof, Ulrike Beisiegel, Hans-Georg Joost
Gustation is a vital sensory skill for determining which food stuffs to ingest and which to avoid, and for maintaining metabolic homeostasis. It is becoming apparent that there is a strong link between metabolic control and flavor perception.
Food Intake in Fish (2008)
by Dominic Houlihan, Thierry Boujard, Malcolm Jobling
Gustation is a sense common to all vertebrates – with shared features including modified epithelial receptor cells; input to the central nervous system through sensory fibres of the facial, glossopharyngeal and vagal nerves; and similar ...
by Textbook Equity Edition
Gustation is the special sense associated with the tongue. The surface of the tongue, along with the rest of the oral cavity, is lined by a stratified squamous epithelium. Raised bumps called papillae (singular = papilla) contain the structures for ...
Behaviour of Teleost Fishes (1992)
by T.J. Pitcher
In terrestrial air-breathers, olfaction is defined as the detection via the nose of air- borne molecules emanating from a distance, while gustation is the detection of water-soluble chemicals in the mouth. Solubility rather than volatility is more ...
by Jon E. Roeckelein
GUSTATION/TASTE, THEORIES OF 219 be brought under operant control and, by extension, as evidence that language learning takes place through a process of social reinforcement (Reber, 1995). The verbal conditioning paradigm seems ...
by Philip Winn
Gustation is chemically mediated, receptors on the tongue detecting each of four prototypical tastes: sweet, sour, bitter and salt. ( MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE, used to enhance flavour, may be a primary taste called UMAMI.) ...
by Jan Dirk Blom
Dreamy states, olfaktorische 212 References Gurney, Myers, and Podmores Definition of Hallucinations Reference Gustation Colore Gustatism References Gustatory Aura References.
A Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)
by Robert Ireland
gustation. n. (adj. gustatory) The sense of taste or the ability to taste. guttapercha. (GP) n. A thermoplastic substance obtained from the dehydrated juice of certain sapotaceous trees. It is used as a temporary restorative material and to obturate ...
Concise Medical Dictionary (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin
gustation. n. the sense of taste or the act of tasting. gustatory. adj. relating to the sense of taste or to the organs of taste. gut. n. 1. see INTESTINE. 2. see CATGUT. Guthrie. test. (heelprick blood test) a blood test performed on all newborn babies ...
by Nils Oeijord
instinct guilty, infantsactguiltyaftermisbehaviorandseemtofeelashamedafterfailure instinct guilty, tofeelguilty instinct gulping, gulping instinct gummy, agummysmileinstinct gurgle, thebabygurglewhencontended instinct gustation, gustation ...
With an Appendix Embracing a Dictionary of Briticisms, Americanisms, Colloquial Phrases, Etc. ... by Bp. Samuel Fallows
Syn, Gustation, savor, flavor, sapidity, relish, perception, judgment, discernment, nicety, critique, sensibility, ...
Dictionary of Flavors (2017)
by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.
Gustation – The process of tasting. The gustatory organs are the organs of chewing and swallowing, the salivary glands, the tongue, the teeth, mouth tissue, lips, and gums. Gustation is the sense of taste sensed through the taste buds of the ...
The Dictionary of Psychology (2016)
by Ray Corsini
gustation Act or process of tasting. The sense of taste, based on receptor taste buds distributed on the surface of the ...
by David Mcfarland
gustation 88 thumping gene before being eaten by a predator, then we have a subpopulation of thumping rabbits within a population of non-thumpers. Because thumping is of benefit to the group, the group selection argument maintains that ...
Encyclopedia of Perception (2010)
by E. Bruce Goldstein
or tasting (gustation) something, we usually see the item producing the smell or taste. This is particularly true when the item is food, which when put in our mouth stimulates taste receptors in the oral cavity and ...
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Scrabble value of G2U1S1T1A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 9-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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